The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 45 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.61% 0.69% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 7.69% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
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£334 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% -16.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 13 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.61% 8.97% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 20
Average daily rate £348 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 22 (53.66%) DNS
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 20 (48.78%) Windows
4 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
5 17 (41.46%) SQL
6 16 (39.02%) LAN
6 16 (39.02%) WAN
6 16 (39.02%) Service Management
7 15 (36.59%) UNIX
7 15 (36.59%) Cisco
7 15 (36.59%) HP
7 15 (36.59%) SAN
8 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
8 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
9 13 (31.71%) Red Hat
9 13 (31.71%) Oracle
9 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
10 12 (29.27%) ITIL
10 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
10 12 (29.27%) Juniper
10 12 (29.27%) Service Delivery
11 11 (26.83%) Network Design
11 11 (26.83%) QA
11 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
11 11 (26.83%) WhatsUp Gold
11 11 (26.83%) Network Management
11 11 (26.83%) F5
11 11 (26.83%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (24.39%) McAfee

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.95%) WebLogic
2 6 (14.63%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) DNS
2 16 (39.02%) LAN
2 16 (39.02%) WAN
3 15 (36.59%) SAN
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (21.95%) Network Security
5 9 (21.95%) SSL
5 9 (21.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (21.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (19.51%) Junos
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (17.07%) DHCP
8 6 (14.63%) VPN
8 6 (14.63%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (14.63%) LDAP
8 6 (14.63%) SSH
9 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.88%) SMS
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) UNIX Support
4 5 (12.20%) Data Centre Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Support
6 3 (7.32%) Wintel Support
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Middleware
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Cryptography
2 5 (12.20%) Open Source
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) HACMP
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 20 (48.78%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) UNIX
4 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
7 5 (12.20%) Solaris
7 5 (12.20%) AIX
8 3 (7.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Service Management
2 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
3 12 (29.27%) Service Delivery
3 12 (29.27%) ITIL
4 11 (26.83%) Network Design
4 11 (26.83%) Network Management
4 11 (26.83%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
6 7 (17.07%) Build Automation
7 6 (14.63%) Time Management
7 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (7.32%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Perl
3 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) QA
2 8 (19.51%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) vSphere
3 8 (19.51%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.63%) NFS
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.32%) KVM
6 3 (7.32%) RHEV
7 2 (4.88%) XenApp
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.44%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (9.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.32%) HP SIM
3 3 (7.32%) OpenView
4 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco
1 15 (36.59%) HP
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Red Hat
3 12 (29.27%) CheckPoint
3 12 (29.27%) Juniper
4 11 (26.83%) F5
5 10 (24.39%) TippingPoint
5 10 (24.39%) McAfee
6 8 (19.51%) VMware
6 8 (19.51%) EMC
6 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 8 (19.51%) 3PAR
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.76%) Crossbeam
8 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.32%) Lotus
10 1 (2.44%) Symantec
10 1 (2.44%) Draytek
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
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